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Shown is the Springfield Museum's portable planetarium, Starlab, which will be at the Royalston town hall on Friday, Feb. 19, beginning at 1 p.m. Submitted photo
ROYALSTON — On Friday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m., the Springfield Museum will present its portable planetarium, Starlab, at the town hall.  Younger children will go inside the planetarium at 1, while older kids will do stellar projects and have snacks. Then at 1:45, the older group will go into the...
ATHOL — At 11:31 p.m., Tuesday, a vehicle operated by Krista R. Grogan, of Brookside Road, Orange, struck a utility pole on Partridgeville Road due to icy road conditions. Verizon was notified of damage to the pole and the vehicle was towed at the owner’s request. No injuries resulted; no...
ATHOL — On Friday, Feb. 12, information provided to the Athol Daily News by the police department indicated there were no injuries in a two-car accident occurring between Joseph Ithier and Brenda Sue Rennie on Thursday. Police today confirmed Rennie did suffer a broken arm.  When the accident...
PETERSHAM — The public is invited to attend a climate change conference planning meeting to be held on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m., in the Davis Memorial Building, 3 West St. This year the Village Lyceum will be celebrating Earth Day as part of the International Leap Year 2016 campaign to “...
Friday 8 a.m. - Officer came across disabled vehicle, Partridgeville Road, Athol. Stood by until Athol Police Department arrived.  8:55 a.m. - Officer reports traffic lights at Carroll’s Corner are blinking, South Main Street. Repair requested.  9:36 a.m. - Assisted State Police and state...
ORANGE — The Central Congregational Church of Orange is hosting an Italian dinner on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 5:30 p.m. The menu includes stuffed shells, baked ziti, salad, bread and tiramisu cake for dessert.  Reservations may be made by calling Cheryl Ruf at 413-559-9292 or by leaving a message...
ORANGE — Three individuals were arrested over the weekend.  On Friday, at noon, police came upon a single-car crash on East River Street. After a brief investigation, Brian N. Sykes, 26, of 384 Walnut Hill Rd., was arrested on charges of operating under the influence of liquor and a marked lanes...
ROYALSTON — There will be a one-day partners pitch tournament on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 1 p.m., at the Royalston Fish and Game Club, 551 Royalston Rd.
Mount Wachusett Community College students Ifra Hassan, left, of Gardner, and Marissa Pitisci, of Barre, were among the participants in last year's free STEM Starter Academy summer program. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Aspiring scientists, engineers and mathematicians interested in high tech careers are invited to attend Mount Wachusett Community College’s third annual STEM Awareness Day on Friday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Activities include an experiment capturing DNA, a hard hat tour of MWCC’...
ATHOL — Sharing Our Father’s Bread at St. Francis of Assisi Church, scheduled to take place Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 5 to 6 p.m., has been canceled. It will resume on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

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